Taylor Swift Invites Teen Battling Cancer to Be Her Date at Awards

You knew she was beautiful and talented, but did you know Taylor Swift is also a very caring young woman who really goes the extra mile for fans? From USA Today:

UPDATE: Pop idol Taylor Swift has accepted the offer of a date from Kevin McGuire, a Stratford teenager who’s battling cancer. But the singer says she can’t attend McGuire’s prom so she’s invited him to a country-music awards show instead.

“Kevin, I’m so sorry but I won’t be able to make it to your prom,” Swift said in a message posted to her Facebook page this afternoon. “But I was wondering, the ACM (Academy of Country Music) Awards are coming up. Would you be my date? Love, Taylor.”

McGuire, an 18-year-old senior at Sterling High School in Somerdale, has attracted tens of thousands of Internet supporters in his bid to bring Swift to the June 1 prom. The country-music ceremony is to be held April 1 in Las Vegas.

McGuire didn’t need to check his calendar to give an answer.

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